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here's looking at you

A blackish oblong shape moved slowly across the road toward my front lawn the other day.  I had no idea what it was until it got much closer. 138 more words

Wildlife Photography

The Voice of the Turtle

We like turtles around here.  However, I must say that the biggest turtle enthusiast in our family is my husband.  He’s the one who knows the interesting facts, has found rare turtles species in the wild and knows how to pick up a snapper without getting snapped.  646 more words


You don't mess with snapping turtles

On a photo walk in the Medina County Parks’ Buckeye Woods Reservation, we happened upon a medium-sized snapping turtle. The turtle had hauled itself out of the water near a small pavilion at the edge of a wetland area; it was likely a female who was on an egg-laying mission. 59 more words

Some of Last Week's Patients, June 27th, 2017

Over the last couple of days, we’ve had a busy time at NY Wildlife Rescue. Here are a few of the newcomers.

A Bit About Weasels… 403 more words

Our Wild Patients

Snapping Turtle

A snapping turtle on the trail passing a beaver pond in Maine’s Kennebec Highlands.


Egg Season for Michigan Turtles

Snapping Turtle, photo by Kevin Povenz

I came across a cool video of a snapping turtle laying her eggs – check it out below! The… 449 more words


Eyes Peeled

I’m not sure at what point I turned the corner to a full-on bird nerd. I’d always casually observed them around my parents and had definitely looked through binoculars at birds, mostly on our annual visits to Florida. 238 more words